Peter R. Worrell, author of Enterprise Value: How the Best Owners-Managers Build Their Fortune, Capture Their Companyâ€™s Gains, and Create Their Legacy, discusses the importance for entrepreneurial owner-managers to prepare for the eventual acquisition of his or her company. Worrell is the managing director at Bigelow LLC, which deals exclusively with the private market, and has personally worked with owner-manager clients for over thirty years. He discusses the private market today, how the golden age for mergers and acquisitions has yet to pass, and the most significant reason most acquisitions fail.
Peter R. Worrell has enjoyed actively leading engagements achieving the professional and personal goals of Bigelow clients for over twenty-five years. He has a particular interest in the intersection of psychology and finance and its relevance to building enterprise value in the private transaction market. His efforts go to the practical application of the insights drawn from these disciplines to improve decision making in the owner-manager domain of risk. He is known as a thought leader on the art of building sustaining enterprise value for all stakeholders in private owner-managed organizations.